Mutiny On the Bounty: Best Picture 1935 - HomeVideos.com
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MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (Action/Adventure - NR)
PRODUCER: Irving Thalberg

ABOUT THE FILM

A sea adventure on the grand scale about the South Seas voyage that resulted in mutiny against the tyrannical Captain Bligh.

DIRECTED BY:

Frank Lloyd (who received a nomination).

THE CAST INCLUDES

Charles Laughton / Nominated
(THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIII, THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, ADVISE AND CONSENT)

Clark Gable / Nominated (SAN FRANCISCO, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT, GONE WITH THE WIND, THE MISFITS)

Franchot Tone / Nominated (FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO, THREE COMRADES, PHANTOM LADY, ADVISE AND CONSENT, IN HARM'S WAY)

With Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quilland, Dudley Digges, Henry Stephenson, Spring Byington, Movita, and Donald Crisp.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

Irving Thalberg (1899-1936) was considered MGM's boy wonder of the early thirties. He was married to actress Norma Shearer.

He was responsible for many films, including: MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY and ROMEO AND JULIET. He also hired the Marx Brothers.

NOTES & TRIVA

MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY was made from the Charles Nordhoff-James Hall novel, which was based on the 1787 mutiny.

Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone all received Oscar nominations. It was the only time three actors in a single film were all contestants for the same Oscar.

Remade in 1962 with Marlon Brando.

1985's THE BOUNTY was also based on the same story.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Actors (3)
Direction
Writing
Editing
Music Score

OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

ALICE ADAMS
BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936
CAPTAIN BLOOD
DAVID COPPERFIELD
THE INFORMER
LES MISERABLES
THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
NAUGHTY MARIETTA
RUGGLES OF RED GAP
TOP HAT

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